Tsingy Rouge de Diego Suarez, Madagascar
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Tsingy Rouge de Diego Suarez in northern Madagascar is a group of beautiful Red Tsingy, especially when you can enjoy the light of the afternoon.
The mixture of different oxides and the work of time gave birth to a set of several hundred small fairy chimneys. These turned out to be sand formations overlaid by red clay long ago. Erosion has worn the clay away, exposing the tall white (with tinges of red) columns of sand formations underneath. These tsingy are made of red laterite (similar to clay) and not of limestone rock like the tsingy at l'Ankarana.
The site is 50 km south of Diego Suarez.
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